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Bid Title: Solicitation of bids for the sale of a parcel of land at 2150 Main Street, Batavia, IL
Category: City Bids
Status: Open
Bid Recipient: Scott Buening, Community Development Director



The City of Batavia owns a parcel of land at 2150 Main Street identified as PIN 12-20-401-035 that is no longer necessary or useful for the City’s purposes and the City desires to sell the Property by solicitation for bids as authorized by the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/11-72-2) (the “Statute”).

The City shall advertise the Property for sale subject to a minimum price (“Minimum Accepted Bid Price”) as required under the Statute. The sale of land shall be advertised for bids in a newspaper of general circulation in the City once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, with the first bid being no less than thirty (30) days prior to the date on which the bids will be opened as advertised, specifying the Minimum Accepted Bid Price.

The City reserves the right to reject all bids and to accept only that bid that the corporate authorities determine is in the best interests of the City, which bid approval must be made by no less than three quarters (3/4) of the corporate authorities then holding office. The consideration for the sale of the Property may be in cash or in kind or a combination of cash and in kind consideration, and may include any reservations of right or other impositions that corporate authorities determine are in the best interests of the City. This property as described is advertised for sale to the highest bidder, with a minimum bid of $8,222.00. The property is to be sold as-is and where-is without any warranties or representations. The property is approximately 8,100 square feet in size, is currently vacant, and is zoned SB Service Business.

The City will reserve a public utility and drainage easement over the entire area being sold. The City will accept sealed bids for the real estate until Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 12:01 PM. Bids should be sent to the City’s Community Development Department, marked “2150 Main Street Land Sale” on the outside of the sealed envelope. Bids will be opened at the City’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM or shortly thereafter, with approval of the bid at City Council meeting on Monday October 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any formalities or technicalities in the bidding. Questions regarding this notice can be directed to Scott Buening, Community Development Director at 630-454-2710 or by email at .
Publication Date/Time:
9/8/2017 5:00 AM
Publication Information:
Daily Herald - 9/8/17, 9/15/17, 9/22/17
Closing Date/Time:
10/4/2017 12:01 PM
Contact Person:
Scott Buening, Community Development Director
Business Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM

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